Istanbul Africa Trade Expo is an opportunity for a large numbers of African buyers and sellers in an industry to come into direct contact with each other – at the same time. 150 VIP hosted buyers conducted 800 meetings with exhibitors via the match making system.
Providing a platform for public-private engagement between industrial policy makers, the private sector, civil society, and development cooperating partners as they endeavor to share ideas on how to shape the continent’s industrialization agenda. This will also provide an opportunity for African manufacturers to learn from their counterparts from the rest of the world.
Promotion of African start-ups, small and medium sized enterprises/industries (SMEIs), as well as established middle and high-cap enterprises to strengthen the continent’s capacity to integrate into the global production and trading system.
With 25,000 attendees at the show, meet new customers and develop relationships with existing clients. Over the 4 days of Istanbul Africa Trade Expo, millions of dollars of contracts are negotiated and signed.
Istanbul Africa Trade Expo exhibitors get significant digital and printed brand exposure before, during and after the event through our year round marketing activities. An additional selection of exhibitor-exclusive commercial opportunities allows you to further increase your level of visibility.
Having over 50+ African countries represented, Istanbul Africa Trade Expo is the largest exhibition in the region, providing your business with multiple opportunities to reach new and potential customers from across Africa.
Africa, a traditional trade partner of the United Arab Emirates, has once again emerged as a strong market. Trade between Africa and Dubai has been registering a steady growth in the last few years as more and more African countries adopt free trade policies and realise the importance of Dubai as an international trading hub.
Africa with more than 1.3 billion people with 55 countries, Istanbul Africa Trade Expo will create the largest business platform with a combined gross domestic product valued at $3.4 trillion.
Whether a start-up or established multi-national, Istanbul provides a wealth of opportunities for businesses looking to make an impact into the wider Middle East, South Asian and African markets.
The UAE has invested $25 billion in Africa over the 2014-2018 period, making it the fourth-largest global investor in Africa after China, Europe and the United States.
The most important trade fair of its kind in the UAE which aims to nurture and expand Istanbul-Africa trade Volume.
From its ever growing tech sector, to its future-centric space programme, Istanbul continues to inspire and attract like-minded individuals who aspire to bring positive change to the global markets.
Dynamic and agile, Istanbul’s business environment has been fine-tuned to give each company the best opportunity for success.
A global capital, where East meets West, Istanbul offers an unrivalled international audience for business and leisure events.